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Monthly Archives: October 2017

Award-winning Saint John gallery director to retire

Take some chances. Look deeply at the work. Choose well,’ Peter Buckland advises would-be art gallery owners By Julia Wright, CBC News Posted: Oct 31, 2017 Peter Buckland, Saint John curator, gallery director, and champion of the Saint John arts scene, will retire later this week after curating his final show, Swan Song. (Julia Wright/ CBC) After three… Read more »

New Playground Opens In Old North End

What was once an unpaved parking lot across from the Nick Nicolle community centre has been transformed into a brand new playground for families in the old north end. The Kiwanis North End Play Park at the corner of Durham and Victoria Streets is now officially open after a ceremony and ribbon cutting. The project… Read more »

It’s Time To Buy A Poppy Again

It’s time again to get the little red flower and remember the big sacrifice that it symbolizes. The Poppy campaign is underway until November 11th. The proceeds from poppy sales provide grants for food, heating costs, clothing and more for Canadian vets and their famillies. It’s time again to get the little red flower and… Read more »

The ‘Love Hub’ In Uptown Saint John Welcomes Gahan House

Matt MacDonald, bar manager and oyster shucker, Ben Tsang, general manager, and Nicola Sutherland, assistant general manager. (Image: Mark Leger/Huddle) Oct 27, 2017 by Mark Leger SAINT JOHN – The new Gahan House Port City is joining the “Love Hub” just in time for Chop Chop week. The “Love Hub” is what Nicola Sutherland, assistant general manager for Gahan… Read more »

Marshalls Opening Store in McAllister Place in 2018

A Marshalls storefront in the U.S. (Image: iStock)       Oct 26, 2017by Huddle Staff SAINT JOHN – Marshalls is opening a store on the east side next year, an official with the company confirmed Thursday. It will be a combined store with HomeSense, which is currently co-located with the Winners on the east side. Winners,… Read more »

Saint John school thriving after Syrian refugee arrival Hazen White-St. Francis enrolment was 145 in 2015, now it’s 207

By Rachel Cave, CBC News Posted: Oct 26, 2017  Enrolment at Hazen White-St. Francis has grown by 43 per cent since government-sponsored Syrian refugees started settling last year in the nearby Crescent Valley neighbourhood. (CBC A school in one of Saint John’s most at-risk neighbourhoods once threatened by closure because of low enrolment has seen its population grow,… Read more »

NB Power Completes Phase One of Electric Car Charging Network

Jason Lutes, owner of Magnetic Hill Irving, Finance minister Cathy Rogers, and Julie Leveque of NB Power. (Image: submitted) MONCTON – The Magnetic Hill Irving opened it’s charging station for electric vehicles this morning, completing the first phase of NB Power’s fast-charging stations along the TransCanada Highway.     Oct 23, 2017 by Huddle Staff The first one… Read more »

McCain Foods Opens $65-million Production Line in Florenceville

Andrew Harvey, New Brunswick Minister of Agriculture, Mines and Rural Affairs, Andrea Davis, McCain Foods Canada; Shai Altman, McCain Foods Canada; Jeff Delapp, McCain Foods Limited; Marc Kilfoil, McCain Foods Canada; Allison McCain, McCain Foods Limited; Dale McCarthy, McCain Foods Limited; Germain Pinette, McCain Foods Canada; ; TJ Harvey, M.P. for Tobique-Mactaquac; Nancy Whyte-McCauley, Deputy… Read more »

A balancing act high above Walton Glen Gorge in St. Martins

  By Nathalie Sturgeon, CBC News Posted: Oct 22, 2017  Cael Trudeau-Cauchon slacklined across Walton Glen Gorge in St. Martins (Karel Ledru-Mathé) Montreal man walked across 200-metre long slackline about 100 metres off the ground A Montreal man recently completed a nerve-racking balancing act across what some call New Brunswick’s Grand Canyon. Slacklining is a sport resembling tightrope walking on… Read more »

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